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Old 04-23-2014, 10:31 AM   #3341
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I started re-reading some of the Martha Grimes mysteries (Richard Jury and Melrose Plant). Right now it's her first The Man with a Load of Mischief . Her piquant sense of humor appeals to me. While quite a step above Cosies she still has some of that in her books---- IOW very little bloodshed but with good and funny characterization about 'odd' characters in an English town.

I'm re-reading because I just came off reading a bunch of mysteries that 'seemed' to be good (according to the blurbs) but were just barely readable.
I needed a fix for some good writing.
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Old 04-23-2014, 08:28 PM   #3342
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Love Martha Grimes stories.
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Old 04-23-2014, 10:47 PM   #3343
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Sums up most of mine, too!

Me three! Lol!
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Old 04-24-2014, 02:21 AM   #3344
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Just wondering ... what is everyone reading now?

I'm reading and quite enjoying "The Space Between", by Diana Gabaldon
I'm a Gabaldon Groupie, lol!
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Old 05-12-2014, 03:12 PM   #3345
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Just finished "Wild"From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, by Cheryl Strayed. Downloaded from Amazon to the Kindle Ap on my iPhone. Read it while we were away for a few days. Highly recommend. It's about a young woman "finding herself"while hiking the PCT.
Thanks to you Bunny, I just ordered this for my Nook. After reading about it, I know I'll like it too. The only down side of it is that it's recommended by Oprah and wish I didn't know that. Never fear, your recommendation trumps Oprah.
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Old 05-15-2014, 10:40 PM   #3346
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Just finished Death on Eat Street. Decent little cozy, though I figured out who the murderer was within the first 30 pages or so.

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Old 05-15-2014, 10:43 PM   #3347
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Just finished "Wild"From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, by Cheryl Strayed. Downloaded from Amazon to the Kindle Ap on my iPhone. Read it while we were away for a few days. Highly recommend. It's about a young woman "finding herself"while hiking the PCT.
Read this a couple of months ago. I've probably read 20-30 different trail journals over the years. Appalachian Trail, PCT and Continental Divide Trail journals primarily. This was not one of my favorites. I got tired of her self-loathing at times, but it was a decent read.
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Old 05-16-2014, 03:58 AM   #3348
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Phinz, I would be interested in reading some of those trail journals, I find these people' experiences fascinating. Do you have some titles? I've been reading some of the blogs from the PCT website, I so recall one other book I read about a geek on the Appalachian Trail, but I don't recall the name.

Hope you are enjoying "Wild" Kayelle, btw they are making a movie.
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Just started The Target, by Baldacci.

Slow starting...
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Old 05-21-2014, 07:47 PM   #3350
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I found a author I really like, Vickie Delaney and her Constable Molly Smith mysteries. Takes place in a small town in Canada. Apparently she's very prolific. I love when I find an author that already has a large body of work that I can look forward to enjoying.
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